Where To Go In The Seychelles For Panoramic Views

Anse Source D'argent in Union Estate | ©Svein-Magne Tunli/wikimedia commons
Anse Source D'argent in Union Estate | ©Svein-Magne Tunli/wikimedia commons
Photo of Chantelle Howell
5 February 2017

You can find stunning panoramic views pretty much everywhere you turn in Seychelles. We are sharing the best places to get those panoramic views – and of course, the best photos. Read on for instant wanderlust.

Mahe Island

A fantastic hike to Anse Major is a walk well worth taking. The beautiful beach is often totally empty and is certainly one of Seychelles most beautiful beaches

Stunning views on the hike to Anse Major. | © Henning Leweke / Flickr
Find yourself alone on Anse Major. | ©Gernwin Sturm/flickr

Beau Vallon a popular but stunning beach. Get there early to have it to yourself!

Beau Vallon beach | ©Jean marie Hullot / flickr

Mount Copolia will give a fantastic view of Victoria the capital of Seychelles

view of Victoria from mount copolia/ | ©Gerwin Sturm/flickr

With Anse Intendance being almost a kilometre long, there is plenty of view to take in.

Looking onto Anse Intendance | ©Fabio Achilli/flickr

Staying at the stunning Four Seasons resort will give you this fantastic view of Petite Anse

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View of Petite Anse from the four seasons resort. | © fabio achilli / flickr

The view of Port Lornay from Constance Ephelia is not to be missed.

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Port Lornay from Constance Ephelia / | ©so seychelles / flickr

Praslin Island

Fond Ferdinand has a great lookout point, looking down onto Baie St Anne as well as La Digue and Felicitie

View from Fond Ferdinand | ©MC1 Photography

The steps up to the lookout at Vallee De Mai is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s not the easiest of walks, but looking over the trees gives a most stunning view.

The lookout at the Vallee De Mai | ©So Seychelles/flickr

At either end of the Praslin Jetty you can get great views. Looking back to Praslin you can also see Cousin and Cousine islands to the left

The Jetty on Praslin | © Oliver Quinlan

The villas at Raffles Hotel all have amazing views, but the best come from the Panoramic villas. Look out onto Curieuse island the Marine park.

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Views from the panoramic villa at Raffles

Views from the panoramic villa at Raffles | © Image courtesy of Raffles Hotel

The view from Mango Lodge is unbelievable, skies and seas so blue you can’t see where one ends and the other begins!

Look out onto Anse Volbert, Curieuse and St Pierre from Mango Lodge | © Image Courtesy of Mango Lodge

Grand Fond, known locally as Zimbabwe, is the highest point on Praslin, giving fantastic views of the whole island and beyond.

Sunset at Grand Fond | © Kevin Renaud

Head right when you arrive on Anse Lazio, and climb a little way up the rocks for a stunning view of one of the worlds most beautiful beaches.

Anse Lazio from the rocks | ©Bjørn Christian Tørrissen / wikimedia commons

Going to The Nest restaurant at Constance Lémuria resort will give you a beautiful view of Petite Anse Kerlan or out onto the Indian Ocean

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Petite Anse from The Nest Restaurant at Constance Lémuria | ©Fabio Achilli/Flickr

La Digue

Anse Source D’argent, is one of the most photographed beaches in the world and wherever you step your view will be picture perfect.

Anse Source D’argent, union estate, la digue, seychelles

Anse Source D'argent in Union Estate | ©Svein-Magne Tunli/wikimedia commons

Anse Source D’argent in Union Estate | ©Svein-Magne Tunli/wikimedia commons

Belle Vue is part way up the mountain that takes you to Eagles Nest. From here you can see Ile Coco, Felicite, Marianne, l’Ilot Ave Maria and the island of Mahe and Praslin in the distance.

Belle Vue, has been given its name for a reason! |©ultraview admin/flickr

Belle Vue, has been given its name for a reason! |©ultraview admin/flickr